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Women representation in Indian judiciary

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 27, Sep 2021
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  • Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Sunday backed 50% representation for women in judiciary
  • “It is your right. It is not a matter of charity... Enough of this thousands of years of suppression”, N.V Ramana said.

Current Status on Women

  • Women constituted only about 30% of the subordinate judiciary.
  • In High Courts, women judges constitute 11.5%.
  • In the Supreme Court, there are only four women Justices out of the sitting 33.That makes it just 12%.
  • Of the 1.7 million advocates, only 15% are women.
  • Only 2% of the elected representatives in the State Bar Councils are women
  • There is no woman member in the Bar Council of India.